Nutrition Education (MS)
College of Health Professions
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The Master of Science in Nutrition Education degree prepares students in the fields of nutrition and dietetics who want to expand their commitment to nutrition education initiatives designed to impact the health and well-being of individuals, families, and diverse communities. The program balances the science of nutrition with solid teaching and communication practices and prepares graduates to lead efforts in healthcare, the community, and in the food and wellness industries.
Nutrition programs through the College of Health Professions are designed to enable our students to gain a competitive edge for positions in administration, clinical dietetics (for RDNs only), nutrition education, healthcare professional training programs, the food and wellness industries, and research. Each program offers the flexibility to fit your life — allowing you up to 5 years from the date of enrollment into the program to complete all degree requirements.
Graduate Programs in Nutrition — Expand Your Skill Set
- Fast-track completion of a graduate degree in 2 years — flexible completion within 5 years
- Innovative curriculum in alignment with changes in health care and a focus on wellness
- Innovative teaching strategies that assist students with their development as healthcare professionals and leaders in health care
- Individualized program of study through completion of projects on Nutrition Education topics of personal and professional interest
- Ongoing one-on-one faculty guidance and counseling to help students meet their educational goals
- Networking opportunities nationwide
- Prepare to lead in a dynamic field, with projected increases of more than 13 percent for Health Educators and Community Health Workers over the next decade